Fife and Edinburgh muslim community going the extra mile to help Fifers during pandemic

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (AMC) has been pulling out all of the stops to help Fifers put food on the table during the coronavirus pandemic.

Monday, 29th March 2021, 9:47 am

The community is an internationally recognised movement within Islam, with its followers committed to promoting friendship, goodwill and righteousness, not only amongst themselves, but also amongst other nations and communities.

The group have been helping to collect and make donations of food to the Kirkcaldy Foodbank and Linton Lane Centre, as well as foodbanks in Cupar, Dunfermline, and Rosyth.

The charity has also been helping homeless people in Fife and Edinburgh with donations of food, and have been delivering gestures of gratitude to frontline workers across the Kingdom.

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Ahmadiyya Muslim Community volunteers delivering snacks to NHS workers at a Covid test centre in Kirkcaldy.

Some of the key workers to receive gestures of gratitude included NHS staff at the Covid testing centre in Glebe Park Neighbourhood Centre in Kirkcaldy, Fife Council bin men, and Royal Mail posties.

Dr Abdul Hayee, vice president of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Edinburgh and Fife, said: “We really appreciate the hard work and support provided to people in Fife from the foodbanks in Kirkcaldy and Dunfermline, and Linton Lane Centre.

“We also are very grateful for the hard work of Fife Council during the pandemic, especially their bin crews, Fife Fire and Rescue Service, and Royal Mail workers.

“This is a challenging time for many of us, including frontline workers across all roles, who have given so much to their communities throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

"I am very pleased that our charity can help and support some of those who carry out critical work and are helping to protect us.”

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